Jervis Bay Village

Jervis Bay Village is a village in the Jervis Bay Territory. HMAS Creswell Royal Australian Navy base is located in the town. Apart from the navy base there is an Aboriginal community in the town. It is the largest town in the Jervis Bay Territory with 250 inhabitants (followed by Wreck Bay Village with 215).

Jervis Bay Village
Jervis Bay Territory
Jervis Bay Village
Coordinates35°07′30.9″S 150°42′28.6″E
Population171 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s)2540
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10)
 • Summer (DST)AEDT (UTC+11)
Location
Federal Division(s)Fenner[2]
Mean max temp[3] Mean min temp[3] Annual rainfall[3]
20.6 °C
69 °F
14.2 °C
58 °F
1,165.6 mm
45.9 in

History

The Australian Parliament selected the site of Captain's Point, Jervis Bay, for the Royal Australian Naval College on 7 November 1911. Construction of the main college buildings was completed in 1915 and the first two entries of cadet midshipmen moved from the temporary college at Geelong on 10 February 1915.

References

  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Jervis Bay (L)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 8 May 2013.
  2. "Fraser". Australian Electoral Commission. 21 November 2012. Archived from the original on 9 June 2013. Retrieved 8 May 2013.
  3. "Jervis Bay (Point Perpendicular AWS)". Climate statistics for Australian locations. Bureau of Meteorology. Retrieved 8 May 2013.
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